Paul Gregan

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The Covid-19 pandemic was “the worst medical emergency in 102 years” and we must acknowledge the “overwhelming darkness of it,” an expert in palliati(...)

Dame Cecily Saunders, founder of the modern hospice movement, said: “How people die remains in the memory of those that live on.” Therefore, a good de(...)

World Hospice and Palliative Care Day ‘plays an important role in raising public awareness that palliative care is about enhancing quality of life’

“You matter because you’re you, and you matter to the end of your life. We will do all we can not only to help you to die peacefully, but also to live(...)

When people are dying, their biggest fears are being a burden on their family, dying in pain or dying alone.  Photograph: Thinkstock

Irish people, it is commonly held, are good at death but not good at dying. This means that we celebrate death well with high attendance at funerals, (...)